Kokandy Productions THE FULL MONTY Runs March 10- April 12 at Theatre Wit

FM_WebHeader2Kokandy Productions will open its 2015 season with the hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy THE FULL MONTY with music and lyrics by David Yazbek, book by Terrence McNally, direction by Co-Artistic Director John D. Glover, choreography by Danny Spagnuolo and music direction by Resident Music Director Kory Danielson. THE FULL MONTY will play March 10 – April 12, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, March 12 at 8 pm.

THE FULL MONTY features a cast of 20 including: Garrett Lutz as Jerry Lukowski, Scott Danielson as Dave Bukatinsky, Marsha Harman as Georgie Bukatinsky, Laura McClain as Pam Lukowski, Eric Lindahl as Harold Nichols,Colette Todd as Vicki Nichols, George Toles as Malcolm MacGregor, Randy Johnson as Noah “Horse” T. Simmons,Greg Foster as Ethan Girard, Kyle Klein II and Seth Steinberg as Nathan Lukowski and Caron Buinis as Jeanette A. Burmeister with Dana Anderson, Neala Barron, Matt Frye, Royen Kent, Elizabeth Morgan, Jake Morrissy, Charlie Rasmann and Sarah Simmons.

Based on the Fox movie of the same name, the hit musical THE FULL MONTY tells the story of a group of unemployed American male steel-mill workers who venture into stripping to provide for their families. In the process, they learn to let go of prejudices, insecurities, and even their self-definitions -baring their hearts and souls as much as their skins.

“We are thrilled to announce this extremely talented ensemble of performers – the first non-Equity cast to perform this show in Chicago. And within the intimate confines of Theater Wit, we are excited to connect with audience members up close and take them with us on this joyous roller coaster ride,” comments director John D. Glover.

The production team for THE FULL MONTY includes: Ashley Ann Woods (scenic design), Angela Enos (costume design), Cat Wilson (lighting design), Mike Patrick (sound design), Johnny Buranosky (props design), Gordon Granger (technical director), Erin Rourke (wardrobe head), Michael Mulhearn (assistant director), Kasey Alfonso (assistant choreographer) and Kait Samuels (stage manager).